Originally posted on NBC Connecticut  |  Last updated 11/28/11
Like the men, the UConn women's team played three games in three days over the holiday break. Unlike the men, however, they won all three times by a combined 142 points. Victim No. 1: Fairleigh Dickinson on Friday (74-28). Victim No. 2: Buffalo on Saturday (90-34). And victim No. 3: Dayton on Sunday (78-38). The second-ranked Huskies have run their record to 6-0 and in the process, set an NCAA record for most consecutive home wins with 89. Freshman phenom Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis led the way with 23 points Sunday after a two-point effort the day before, hitting the first five three-pointers she attempted. It was Mosqueda-Lewis' performance against Buffalo that prompted coach Geno Auriemma to speak Saturday about the growing pains even national high school players of the year face when transitioning to the college game. “I never said she [Mosqueda-Lewis] was the second coming,” he said, according to the Hartford Courant. “I never had her scoring 4,000 points, making the Olympic t...
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